Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Dietary Fat and Alcoholic Liver Disease|
Craig J. McClain
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol abuse exacts a major toll on health and health costs in Veterans. Indeed, even though there is an "epidemic" of hepatitis C in the U.S., alcohol-related liver injury remains a higher cause of mortality. Studies from the Veterans Administration showed that patients with cirrhosis and superimposed alcoholic hepatitis had > 60% mortality over a four-year period of time, with most of those deaths occurring in the first few months. Thus, the pr...
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